Category: Vapor

HNBs offer positive change

HNBs offer positive change

| June 19, 2018

After decades of hand-wringing over the damage caused by smoking, many authorities seem intent on undermining what to many people looks like one of the best solutions on offer.

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Ingredients labeling sought

Ingredients labeling sought

| June 18, 2018

The American Medical Association could have increased the impact of its vaping press note if it had identified the research to which it refers.

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More evidence on IQOS

More evidence on IQOS

| June 15, 2018

A six-month clinical study by Philip Morris International is said to have shown that there are improvements in the biological response of people who switch to IQOS rather than continue smoking.

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Panic stalks the land

Panic stalks the land

| June 15, 2018

Although vaping in the US has failed to become an epidemic among young people, opponents are maintaining an orange-level panic because that’s what they do best.

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Another day, another panic

Another day, another panic

| June 14, 2018

Electronic cigarettes seem to instil in some authorities a sense of panic that is not detectable in the case of far-more-risky combustible cigarettes.

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E-liquids – the reality

E-liquids – the reality

| June 13, 2018

Retailers in the Australian state of New South Wales seem to be taking a more grown-up attitude to nicotine-containing e-liquids than are the local health authorities.

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BAT investing in glo

BAT investing in glo

| June 12, 2018

British American Tobacco is looking to generate more than £5 billion from the sale of new generation products by 2022.

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Saving lives

Saving lives

| June 12, 2018

Confused about the vaping vs smoking debate? What you need is The Rest of the Story.

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‘Clarification’ sought

‘Clarification’ sought

| June 11, 2018

It is a measure of the potential that a statement by a South Korean agency has of misleading smokers and vapers that Philip Morris International has asked for a ‘clarification’ to be issued.

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High nicotine levels needed

High nicotine levels needed

| June 11, 2018

It is to be hoped that regulators who limit the level of nicotine in e-liquids and those bent on reducing nicotine in conventional cigarettes look at the findings described below.

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Flavors have role in THR

Flavors have role in THR

| June 8, 2018

To be effective, tobacco harm reduction products need to use flavors. If flavors are banned, so too is tobacco harm reduction.

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HNB not less risky

HNB not less risky

| June 8, 2018

From news reports of research carried out by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, the Ministry has drawn from its data a conclusion that appears questionable.

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Tobacco use in decline

Tobacco use in decline

| June 8, 2018

Tobacco use among young people in the US fell between 2011 and 2017, but electronic-cigarette use increased. Is there a connection here?

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Flavor ban gets the nod

Flavor ban gets the nod

| June 7, 2018

A flavors ban in the US city of San Francisco will make life an uphill struggle for local vapers and smokers looking to switch to vaping.

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PMI issues research update

PMI issues research update

| June 7, 2018

The latest scientific update from Philip Morris International includes an assessment of each product in the company’s smoke-free portfolio.

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E-cigs attracting excise

E-cigs attracting excise

| June 6, 2018

Imposing excise tax on electronic cigarettes to curb tobacco consumption will work only if e-cigarettes are defined as – or deemed to be – tobacco products.

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Ban would impair FDA plan

Ban would impair FDA plan

| June 5, 2018

Because California law prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to those under 21, San Francisco’s proposed ban on flavored e-liquids would impact only adults trying to quit smoking.

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Flavors vote tomorrow

Flavors vote tomorrow

| June 4, 2018

If a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products is passed tomorrow; it will certainly have far-reaching negative consequences. They won’t be ‘unintended’ however.

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E-cigs, not taxes, work

E-cigs, not taxes, work

| June 4, 2018

A Summit on Harm Reduction held in the Philippines has been told of a stunningly successful support program for smokers wanting to quit by switching to vaping.

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HNB probe results due

HNB probe results due

| June 1, 2018

The findings of an investigation by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety into heat-not-burn products are due to be announced shortly.

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